Research

At JetBrains we strongly believe in research, and this manifests itself not only in scientific research but also market research.

Scientific research

JetBrains Research is a private enterprise created to unite scientific projects that really make a difference and strive to improve a current state of science and technology.

Marketing research

Marketing research is the systematic and objective search for, and analysis of, information relevant to the identification and solution of any problem in the field of marketing.

Scientific research

Fundamental bio research on aging and cells differentiation

Studying age-related changes and their mechanisms in a cell could, in theory, open an opportunity to prolong significantly an active and healthy stage of human life.

BioLabs

Knowledge Base in Math

Developing new approaches and software tools to make advanced mathematical studies more efficient and assist researchers by automatically checking formal proofs.

HoTT and Dependent Types Group

Neural tissue activity modeling

Gaining new insights and solutions in the neural modeling field by applying biological principles to describe both network structure and learning strategies on the cellular level.

Neurophysiology and Neural Network Modeling Group

Robotics

Designing and programming robots to assist humans in the real-world environment.

Mobile Robot Algorithms Laboratory

Programming Languages

Supporting a fundamental research on programming languages and means of software development.

Programming Languages and Tools Lab

Program Analysis and Verification Lab

Marketing research

The State of Developer Ecosystem in 2019

May 14, 2019

#IDE #Languages #Ecosystem #DevEcosystem19

A report based on the results of the most comprehensive JetBrains survey. The survey has been conducted annually since 2017. The results show trends in modern technologies, programming languages, frameworks, and tools; based on almost 7,000 responses from developers.

Here's what we’ve learned.

Kotlin Census 2018

March 20, 2019

#Kotlin #Languages #Android #JVM #Programming

The results of the Kotlin Census 2018 Survey, which was held between December 2018 and March 2019. 4,300 developers (not just Kotlin users) shared their insights and feedback with us on how Kotlin fit into their world.

Here's what we’ve learned.

Java Learning Topics 2018

March 13, 2019

#Java #Kotlin #Education

In autumn 2018, JetBrains polled over 1,500 Java developers worldwide to identify their learning patterns and preferences.

Here's what we’ve found.

Python Developers Survey 2018

February 5, 2019

#Python #IDE #PyCharm

In the fall of 2018, the Python Software Foundation together with JetBrains conducted the official annual Python Developers Survey for the second time. Over twenty thousand developers from more than 150 different countries participated this year to help us map out an accurate, up-to-date landscape of the Python community.

Check out the results!

Data Science Survey 2018

November 12, 2018

#Python #BigData #DataScience

In spring 2018, JetBrains polled over 1,600 people involved in Data Science and based in the US, Europe, Japan, and China. The raw data is also available.

Take a closer look at what we found out!

The State of Developer Ecosystem in 2018

June 8, 2018

#IDE #Languages #Ecosystem

In the beginning of 2018 we surveyed developers to identify the State of Developer Ecosystem. Over 6,000+ developers share their insights on modern technologies, programming languages, frameworks, and tools of choice for software development.

Here's what we learned!

Python Developers Survey 2017

March 29, 2018

#Python #IDE #PyCharm

The Python Software Foundation came together with JetBrains to conduct the official Python Developers Survey to identify the latest trends and gather insights into the world of today's Python developers. Over 9,500 developers from almost 150 countries participated in the research helping us map out an accurate landscape of the Python community.

Check out the results!

The State of Developer Ecosystem in 2017

July 12, 2017

#IDE #Languages #Ecosystem

Through late 2016 to early 2017 we polled over 5,000 developers to identify the State of the Developer Ecosystem. This huge report covers every language and market with a JetBrains presence. The raw data is also available.

Take a closer look at what we found out!

Issue Tracking Tools Survey 2016

September 22, 2016

#YouTrack #project management #issue tracking

We conducted a survey with over 1,500 participants to find out the most popular issue tracking tools and gain insight into how they are used by different members of software development teams and how developers like them.

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Python Developers Survey 2016

May 25, 2016

#Python #IDE #PyCharm #Django

A survey conducted among more than 1,000 Python developers to identify the latest trends and gather insight into how the world of Python development looks in 2016. We can see Python becoming the language of choice for more and more developers and Python 3 gaining more popularity.

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How developers use database today

May 15, 2016

#SQL #Datagrip #analysis

As we considered adding a dedicated tool for working with databases and SQL, we felt it was necessary to better understand how developers used databases. We ran a survey gathering responses from about 2,000 developers. Read this report to find out what we learned.

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C/C++ facts we learned before going ahead with CLion

July 27, 2015

#Languages #Clion #C/C++

Before going ahead with CLion, we needed better insight into the C/C++ market, to know things like, Who are C and C++ developers? What areas do they work in? What tools do they use? and so forth. This research was instrumental in setting our first roadmap. It reinforced our decision to start with the CMake+GCC/Clang+GDB toolchain, among others. Read on for more details.

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DailyJS survey results 2014: technologies WebStorm users use

April 22, 2015

#Tagged IDE #WebStorm #Node.js #AngularJS

Every year DailyJS, a popular blog on JavaScript development, runs a Developer Survey among their readers. We decided to have a closer look at the results of the 2014 survey, which polled over 4,000 developers to see how many rely on WebStorm and IntelliJ IDEA for their daily tasks and whether their choice of frameworks, tools and practices differs in any way from all survey respondents. (Kudos to DailyJS for making raw data publicly available.)

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